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Sgt Elmo Jackson Dobson

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Sgt Elmo Jackson Dobson

  • Birth 13 Aug 1930 Maysville, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 8 Dec 1996 North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 5556464


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Elmo Jackson Dobson

Retired U. S. Army Staff Sergeant Elmo Jackson Dobson, 66 of Reservoir Road, Murphy, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 1996 in a local hospital.
He was a native of Garvin County, Ok. He retired as staff sergeant from the U. S. Army after 19 years of service. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #10222 and the Joe Miller Elkin American Legion Post #96. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was the son of the late Millard and Minnie Lee Johnson Dobson.
He survived by his wife, Ema Jean Brendle Dobson; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy Dobson-Prather and Johnny Prather of Murphy, and Jackie Dobson Pritchett and Eddie Pritchett of Ellijay, GA; one brother, Curt Dobson of Wynnewood, Ok; one sister Ruth Gardenhire of Duncan, Ok; and 5 grandchildren, Tony Pritchett, Beth Pritchett, Ema Pritchett Zachary Prather and Shaun LeCoq.
Funeral services will be held at 1p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Townson Rose Funeral Home Chapel, Murphy. The Revs. David White and Greg Pass will officiate.
Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by veterans organizations: V.F.W. Post #10222, Joe Miller Elkin American Legion Post #96 and D.A.V. Chapter #73. Pallbearers will be Gary Moore, J.B. Brendle, Jim Brendle, Joey Reid, Shaun LeCoq and Paul Brendle. Honary pallbearers will be Steve Brendle, Robert Brendle and Jeremy Totherow.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 1996 at the Townson Rose Funeral Home, Murphy.
Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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SSG US Army Korea Vietnam

Gravesite Details Elmo served in Germany, Korea, and Vietnam.

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  • Maintained by: Sharon Dobson Beck
  • Originally Created by: Chuck Garland
  • Added: 20 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5556464
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Elmo Jackson Dobson (13 Aug 1930–8 Dec 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5556464, citing Sunset Cemetery, Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Dobson Beck (contributor 48712041) .